External Libraries in the Macro Engine


New libraries or scripts that should be globally available in the Jedox Macro Engine (ME) must be added to a folder that is readable for the ME.

The entry open_basedir in the file macro_engine_config.xml defines the readable and writeable paths for the ME (see Macro Engine Configuration):

open_basedir = "../httpd/app/base;../httpd/app/lib;tmp"


In ../httpd/app/lib/ we create a new folder named “test”. Now we copy the script that we want to be globally available into that folder. For this example, we call the script test.php.

After running a macro with the statement

include "test/test.php"

the script test.php is globally available in the Macro Engine.

Macro example:

include "test/test.php";
function retval(){
return foo();